We’re excited to welcome 2023 Keynote: Juan Fernandez!
This is a session you won’t want to miss.
2023 Keynote Speaker
Juan Fernandez is one of a select few to have written the CompTIA Security +, A+, Network +, Tests. Juan recently hand built and architected the design of a multimillion-dollar MSP that consecutively ranked one of the fastest-growing IT companies in the industry. His enthusiasm and genuine desire to see others succeed are infectious you won’t want to miss this informational and upbeat Summit Kickoff!
CEO, Webcheck Security
Greg Johnson is a cybersecurity author, and the CEO of Webcheck Security, a world-class penetration testing and risk mitigation company. He is also a Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP) as it relates to the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Greg started Webcheck Security after serving on several executive teams and a long sales and management career with technology companies such as WordPerfect/Novell, SecurityMetrics, A-LIGN, and Secuvant Security. A BYU graduate, Greg began his career in the early personal computer days of 64k, 5.25” floppy drives and the original Macintosh Computer. As the industry evolved, Greg moved into the cyber arena and began consulting with his clients regarding compliance, digital forensics, data breach and response.
Greg consults and guides clients in cyber frameworks, regulatory initiatives and certifications such as: PCI, HIPAA, ISO 27001, NIST, SOC 1 and SOC 2, GDPR/CCPA, FedRAMP
When Greg is not providing cyber solutions for his clients, he can be found spending time with his family, playing with his grandchildren, or rehearsing or performing with the world-renowned Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square.
Neil Gonsalves is a dynamic, results-focused leader. Neil has extensive experience in PCI DSS Assessments, SSAE 18 (SOC 1 / SOC2 / SOC 3) Examinations as well as other third-party reporting governed by the AICPA, HITRUST Assessments, financial and information technology auditing, governance, security, and risk management, controls implementation and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance as well as managing Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Testing. As the Founder and CEO, Neil reviews all engagements and reports as part of AARC-360’s quality assurance process.
He is a former Board Member of the Atlanta Chapter of Ascend and is actively involved with the diversity and inclusiveness initiatives
Founder and CEO, AARC-360
Deep seas, Chief Strategy Officer
Peter Bybee is the founder and CEO of Security On-Demand, the leading provider of 24x7 Cyber Threat Detection and Threat Analytics services for mid-market, enterprise, and state/local governments. In December of 2022, Security On-Demand acquired Booz Allen Hamilton’s Managed Threat Services and merged it into a newly branded company called DeepSeas Security. Peter has now handed off the CEO role and is serving as Chief Strategy Officer. In 2019, Peter founded AQ Technologies, a data science, big data analytics research and development based in Warsaw, Poland and continues to lead the company. Prior to Security On-Demand, Peter founded and built a successful network systems integration business called Network Vigilance. Peter has a BA from San Diego State University, in Industrial Psychology. He is a CISSP and CISA. He is a past president and board member of ISSA, San Diego Chapter. He currently serves as a member of National University's Cyber Security Program Advisory Council.
Speaking on: Problems in Threat Detection today.
Benjamin Card started his career as a Military Intelligence Special Agent in the United States Army. He went on to become a security consultant for PwC in Washington, DC, specializing in everything from compliance audits to computer forensics to pen testing. Mr. Card went on to become the CISO for Sirsi Corp (dba, SirsiDynix) for nearly a decade, leading the organization to NIST SP 800-53 accreditation, ISO 27001 certification, and FedRAMP authorization before once again becoming involved in consulting with Webcheck Security. With Webcheck, Mr. Card calls upon his extensive experience to provide Fractional Information Security Officer (FISO) and penetration testing services to a wide range of customers, assisting them with rapid maturation of their security programs.
The ultimate adventure seeker and music lover. When he's not hitting the slopes, tearing up the trails, or exploring some remote corner of the world, you can find him jamming with his band or spending quality time with his loved ones. Don't let his laid-back nature fool you, Earl's ultimate goal is to make a positive impact in the world and for his team at Nexus IT. With an open and abundance-minded mindset, Earl brings fun and positivity to everyone around him.
Founder and CEO, Nexus IT
CompTIA, VP Cybersecurity Programs
CopmTIA ISAO, Executive Director
Wayne is co-author-contributor and past facilitator for the ConnectWise MSP+ Framework, Playbooks and Certify Fundamentals and Advanced Courses. Wayne uses his more than 25 years of experience and leadership in planning, managing and delivering information security deployments to help CompTIA members secure their and their customer’s sensitive/business critical data. He joined CompTIA in March 2022 and ConnectWise in 2018 when the company acquired Sienna Group, a security solutions provider. At Sienna Group, he served as a principal consultant focused on data classification, FISMA compliance and managed security services. Prior to that, he was a senior director of federal services for Symantec where he oversaw delivery and project management functions for the DoD and other federal organizations, a network engineer for BAE Systems, and a senior network management architect for Belenos Inc. where he developed a network management practice for the company’s southeast region. Wayne holds the CISSP and recently acquired the CDPSE.
Polsonelli Law Firm
Legal Expert, speaking on Web3 and Infrastructure: Critical Industry Cyber Events
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Past keynote and workshop speakers have included Oculus Co-Founder Jack MacAuley, Webcheck CEO Greg Johnson, JUMP CEO James Jensen, AARC-360 CEO Neil Gonsalves, Nexus IT CEO Earl Foote, Ostrich CRO Greg Spicer and more. 2023 Speakers will be posted soon.
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Marsh, Global CISO
Dan Bowden is the Global CISO for Marsh, the largest insurance brokerage in the world, and global leader in business risk consulting. Dan is in his third CISO role, and has twenty-five years’ experience in cybersecurity. He has worked in finance, insurance, healthcare, higher education, retail and the military. Dan’s other professional interests include AI, blockchain, health tech, and global security. His off-work time is spent outside with his family as much as possible.
Speaking on: Are My Company’s Cyber Driving Skills Insurable?